D.I.Y. 3D rock wall background sneak peak

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Just started my 3d background yesterday and wanted to put a pic up of what i have so far but when its finished in a week or two i will put up step by step pics and write up a guide. Please tell me what u think im trying to make it look as natural as i can any criticism is welcome
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Rocksor replied the topic: Re: D.I.Y. 3D rock wall background sneak peak

Do you have an overflow? Just wondering where the filter items will be.
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wojo77 replied the topic: Re: D.I.Y. 3D rock wall background sneak peak

My filter lines and my heater are all on the right side im still not sure if im going to build a side piece to hide it or not as of right now ive been hiding them with fake plants but i can always go back later and build one
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Rocksor replied the topic: Re: D.I.Y. 3D rock wall background sneak peak

What will you use to coat the styrofoam?
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wojo77 replied the topic: Re: D.I.Y. 3D rock wall background sneak peak

Im going to coat it with 3 thin coats of quick create then after it drys im going to soak it in water for a week or so changing the water everyday till the ph stabilizes
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ehall67 replied the topic: Re: D.I.Y. 3D rock wall background sneak peak

I an looking forward to seeing you step by step for sure!

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JasonR replied the topic: Re: D.I.Y. 3D rock wall background sneak peak

Looks great so far! Look forward to updates and the step by step! :) You should take lots of photos and document everything then maybe we can make it a sticky in the DIY section
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mroylands replied the topic: Re: D.I.Y. 3D rock wall background sneak peak

cool start!! :) i cant wate to see the next step!

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cebosound replied the topic: Re: D.I.Y. 3D rock wall background sneak peak

wojo, i am super excited about your project. looks good so far. put up plenty of pics (maybe even a vid :whistle: )... and we will all be glued to this thread. :cheer:

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wojo77 replied the topic: Re: D.I.Y. 3D rock wall background sneak peak

Ya i got step by step pics of everything ive done so far i didnt do any video but i can for the rest and i will just explain and demonstrate on some leftover foam what i did on the first part of the build. Honestly the hardest part of doing this is getting the foam and thats not hard at all. I would suggest anyone who plans on doing this in the near future start collecting foam now u can buy it if need be but if u look aroud u can get it for free. I got all mine from a dumpster behind a door shop they had 30 gal bags of the stuff all tied up neat and clean so i just asked if i could take it. What u really want to look for are thick blocks of it but any size or shape will work. Im going to start cementing it tonight with dry time and my work schedule i should have it completed in about 2 weeks and when its all done i will put the guide together and post it. Thanks for all the interest and support
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